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Old 12th July 2015
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Apologies

Sorry I have not been around much and have nt been posting but I have had a few problems. As some may know I lost a fair amount of my sight in my right eye to chemo last year. A few weeks a go I sudenly started to lose some sight in my left eye (blurry patches), this is unrevesable as it is damge to the optic nerve due to lack of blood and oxygen to it courtsy of the chemo due to a drop in plattlets and hemagloben.Hopefully now they know to keep my blood levels up the detiriation can be aressted.

I'm not complaing but this means I mow have difficulty seeing print on the computer screen even when enlarged. images are not so bad so please bear with me if my spelling seems childish.

I'm learning to take pictures again even thouh I cannot see detail very well and pretty well have to get itb right in camera now. knowing where the controls are by touch helps.I will post some recent pics soon, though if you tell me they are not sharp I will have to take your word for it.
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Re: Apologies

Paul - no need to apologise at all. Even those with good eyesight don't get their English right all the time! Keep persevering with the eyesight - we'd all miss your contributions if you gave up on the photography. My very best wishes to you going forward.
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I hope things get better for you Paul.
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Re: Apologies

Sorry to hear this, Paul, I just hope you don't have any more bad luck. Keep taking and posting pictures as long as you can, you set a very high standard and are an inspiration to us all.
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Re: Apologies

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I hope things get better for you Paul.
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Sorry to hear this, Paul, I just hope you don't have any more bad luck. Keep taking and posting pictures as long as you can, you set a very high standard and are an inspiration to us all.
You both have said it for me very well & Paul, no apologies are needed at all, but thanks for letting us know your situation.
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Re: Apologies

I have missed your posts. A very frightening experience. I am pleased to read that the deterioration in your sight can be halted. Looking forward to your posts/pics in the very near future.
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Re: Apologies

I really hope you are able to stay in touch and contribute on this forum and can continue with photography in any way you can.
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Re: Apologies

Paul even if you closed both eyes your portraits would be stunning. Glad they've managed to halt the deterioration. I too am very much looking forward to your images. Definitely missed your charming models too.
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Re: Apologies

Paul,

I can only repeat what everyone before me has already said. I for one and likely most if not every other member find your portraiture wonderful and inspirational, so keep taking photo's and posting here

Kindest regards and sincerest best wishes, Simon
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Re: Apologies

Paul, your photography and processing skills are inspirational to all of us, a few typos are nothing.

My very best wishes to you.
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Re: Apologies

Paul do not worry about typos we all make them. Your shots are always a pleasure to see so keep posting please. Ed
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Re: Apologies

Sorry to hear your sad news Paul, I hope the situation improves, be positive and be strong I've missed your excellent contributions to the forum.

Best wishes to you.

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Re: Apologies

I'm bit of an Oly newbie Paul so a flicked through some of your threads/photos and I can see you have been a great mentor and inspiration to many others.

All the best with the recovery Paul and I look forward to getting inspiration from your photos as things improve for you.

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So sorry to hear you are still struggling Paul. Thanks for keeping us informed, you have many friends here that care about you.
Keep pressing that shutter. I reached my 10 year mark since treatment last week and all good - so keep positive and know we are all there for you.
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Re: Apologies

It is always good news when the medics know whats happening although sorry to hear of your plight. Don't worry about the text, a picture is worth a thousand words and yours are probably worth two thousand.
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